Cheyenne Mountain features 1680 acres of amazing landscape to explore year-round in Colorado Springs. The main state park activities include biking, camping, and hiking.
The park has an abundance of wildlife, ranging from coyotes and prairie dogs to black bears and cougars. This is due to the park’s unique location at the edge of the Plains and the Rocky Mountains. With so much to explore in and around Colorado Springs, this park makes a great home base.
There are 61 campsites with many open year-round. Facilities include Amphitheater, Camper Services Building, Campgrounds, Conference Rooms, Event Facilities, Picnic Sites, Showers, Trails, Visitor Center.
Activities at Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Biking/Hiking: 16 trails take you through a mix of prairies, woodlands, and pine forests. There are 20 miles worth of hiking and biking trails. Dogs are not permitted on trails.
Camping: Yes, 51 full hook-up R.V. sites and 10 walk-in tent sites; open year-round. All the campsites have excellent views of Cheyenne Mountain and the surrounding Front Range. They are available by reservation only at 1-800-244-5613 or 24/7 online reservations.
Geocaching: This is a high-tech form of treasure hunting. Players try to locate hidden geocaches, which vary as to what they are. GPS units are available for rental at the Visitor Center. Several caches are hidden in the park with coordinates found at geocaching.com or the Visitor Center.
Group Picnicking: The Prairie Skipper is an outdoor event facility that can accommodate 200 people and parking for 85 vehicles. There is a pavilion with electricity. Reservations are necessary through the park.
Picnicking: 41 sites with table and grill.
Visitor Center: Exhibits and small gift shop.
Address: JL Ranch Heights Rd, Colorado Springs, CO
Visitor Center Hours: Daily 9am – 4pm
Pets: Not permitted on trails.